Weather forecast: Mostly cloudy conditions, rain showers expected to prevail


"Temperatures will drop to slightly below normal in a north-westerly wind, with the risk of a scattered grass frost in sheltered places on Friday night". The warming trend and dry weather will continue through the middle of next week, with mid 80's on the war for your Wednesday. The overnight low is expected to be near 45. There will be patchy fog after midnight. It's not out of the question that a brief rain or snow shower could even be seen in the northern tier of the Poconos.

The weekend will feature sunny to mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s to 80. Thursday could bring highs in the low to mid 80s before a cold front arrives. There could even be a covering of early morning frost in the north as temperatures remain in low single figures C. Scattered showers are likely for the afternoon, but the morning should be mainly Today will see just a little bit of everything.

For tonight, there will be 50 percent chance of rain and maybe a thunderstorm in some areas. Then we look ahead to the highly anticipated warming trend to start the month of May.

Meteorologists say this low pressure system will exit to our north this evening, but another upper level low system and a cold front will reach our area late in the afternoon on Saturday. You can expect lots of sunshine and warm weather for a 10-day period.

"My view is that it's likely that we could see temperatures of up to 23°C, with the warmer spell lasting between three to five days".

"The core of the coldest air will move into the region late Saturday night and into Sunday morning", the weather service said.